Courtesy of Jan Pieter Van Voorst Van Beest, an individual partner
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Hooria Majeed fled Kabul, Afghanistan, twice—first to escape the Mujahaddin, and later, the Taliban. She experienced so much heartbreak and fear during the long years of warfare that when she had to leave her homeland forever and come to Maine, she didn’t bemoan starting life over, saying, “I’m worrying before, but happy now. A new life! No bombing, no rockets. A different life.”
As of 2017, Majeed owns a catering business in Portland.
About This Item
- Title: Hooria Majeed, Portland, 2009
- Creator: Van Voorst Van Beest, Jan Pieter
- Creation Date: 2009
- Subject Date: 2009
- Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Kabul, Afghanistan
- Media: Digital photograph
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Emigration & immigration--United States
- Emigration and immigration--Afghanistan
- Immigrants--United States--Maine--Portland
- Right to asylum--United States--Maine
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